Blues Schedule August 24 – 30

This Week’s Blues.

The blues schedule is as up to date as possible, but it’s always a good idea to call the club to confirm.

  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, The Michael Packer Blues Band; Saturday, The Mighty Soul Drivers; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Infinity Music Hall: Saturday, Kal David & the Real Deal; Norfolk.
  • Bridge Street Live: Saturday, Walter Trout; Collinsvile. (860) 693-9762
  • Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center: Sunday, Guy Davis & the Flying Rockets; Old Saybrook. (860)-510-0473
  • Café 9: Friday, Debbie Davies; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • Smokin’ With Chris: Thursday, Dan Stevens; Southington. (860) 620-9133
  • The Blue Moon Café: Saturday, Bob Margolis featuring Ken Sefety; Plantsville.
  • The Red House: Saturday, Basically Blues Band; Deep River.
  • St. Paul’s: Saturday, King Cake; Willimantic.
  • Fred’s Brickhouse Café: Friday, King Cake; Willimantic.
  • The Hungry Tiger: Saturday, The Geoff Willard Band; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • One Eyed Pig: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner; Newtown.
  • Terra Sole Ristorante: Saturday, The Walter Lewis Blues Trio; Ridgefield.
  • Long Ridge Tavern: Saturday, The Mojomatics; Stamford.
  • RCA Summer Music Festival: Sunday, The Mojomatics; Rowayton.
  • The Steak Loft: Wednesday, The Dan Stevens Trio; Mystic. (860)-536-2661
  • Geronimo Tequlia Bar: Sunday, Eran Troy Danner; New Haven.
  • The Outer Space: Friday, Gina Sicilia; Hamden.
  • Lenny’s Indian Head: Sunday, The Mojo Boys (4-7pm) Branford.
  • Mclaughlin Vineyards: Sunday, Chris D’Amato w/Shawn Taylor & Daniell Miraglia; Sandy Hook.
  • Theodores’: Saturday, Blue Devil Bluez; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Superchief Trio; Westerly. (401) 315-5070

Weekly Blues Events

  • The Hungry Tiger     Blues Jam w/Gene Donaldson (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s     Open Blues Jam w/Tim McDonald (Wednesday)
  • The Pulaski Democratic Club          Blues Jam w/Rich Badowski (Friday)
  • Farmington Ave Rest            Joe Bluz Jam (Thursday & Friday)
  • Cypress Grill              Open Mic/Jam Night with The Cypress All-Stars (Wednesday)
  • C J Sparrow Pub & Eatery                         Ken Safety’s Open Mic Show (Thursday)
  • The Good Life Grill              Blues Jam w/Burt Teague (Thursday)
  • Sully’s Pub                             Pete Scheips Jam (Sunday)
  • City Limits Café        Eran Troy Danner Jam (Tuesday)
  • The Owl Shop            Greg Sherrod Band (Tuesday)
  • Spill the Beans Coffee House           Acoustic Open Mic w/Johnny I (Thursday)
  • Sully’s Pub                             Pete Scheips & Friends Jam (Tuesday)
  • June’s Outback Pub             Open Jam with Steve Hatch and others (Monday)
  • Fiddler’s Green                     Roxy’s Traveling Roadhouse Friday Night Jam (Friday)
  • Chute Gates Steakhouse & SaloonJam       Eran Troy Danner (Thursday)
  • Bridge Street Live     Riverside Brunch (Sunday)

 The Fair seasons is upon us and blues bands are part of the entertainment.  On Saturday, at the Terryville Lions Country Fair, J Geils, joins Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood, and Gerry Beaudoin.  The three have been touring together and drawing crowds.  Also at the Fair Saturday, is Bad Rooster from 4 to 7 pm.  Also on Saturday, The Tom Sanders Band will be at The Chester Fair from 3:45 to 6:45 pm.

Sunday, it is Books, BBQ & Blues, at the Blackstone Memorial Library in Branford.  The Cobalt Rhythm Kings will play from 3 to 7 pm at the Blackstone Library’s annual fun-time fundraiser. Tickets are available now at  BBQ ribs, chicken, dogs and burgers are the order of the day.

Sunday, Shaka & the SoulShakers are at The Brooklyn Fair from 11am to 2 pm.  Chris D’Amato with Shawn Taylor & Daniell Miraglia play The McLaughlin Vineyards at 1 pm.

Wednesday, the Blues, Berries & Jams on the New Haven Green continues from Noon to 2 pm. The Cobalt Rhythm Kings will be playing in midst of the weekly Wednesday afternoon farmers market.



About bluesbeatnews52

Blues columnist writing a weekly column dedicated to the Blues. The only column of its kind in a commercial (paid subscription) newspaper. Column appears in the Middletown Press, Bristol Press, Torrington Register-Citizen, and the New Britain Herald. Forcella has served on the Board of Directors of the Blues Foundation representing the Journalism constituency. Served on the Board of Directors Connecticut Blues Society as Past President and Past Editor of newsletter. Recipient: Keeping the Blues Alive award in Journalism from the Blues Foundation. Has contributed both writing and photos to nationnal blues publications.

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